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The-Teacher-Shortage

The Teacher Shortage

There’s an old bromide that declares, “Those who can’t do, teach.” Its assumption – that teachers are people with no practical skills, so they turn to the classroom to earn their livings – is emblematic of the lack of respect […]

Are Girls Afraid of Math

Are Girls Afraid of Math?

If you’re a female engineer and a mother of daughters, shouldn’t it be reasonable to assume that one or more of them will follow your career path and seek out a career in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) […]

Math Anxiety and the Role of Parents

Math Anxiety and the Role of Parents

Parents are generally the most important influence in shaping their children’s characters, so perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising to learn that they also affect their offsprings’ attitudes toward mathematics. Researchers at the University of Chicago previously showed that students can […]